Employment Consultant


A proactive team member who is self managed and can multitask, with a no-nonsense approach to assisting clients into employment is required.

  • Do you enjoy networking and building business relationships?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others?
  • Isn't it time to make that career change?
Employment Consultant - Orange

We are looking for an assertive proactive team member who is people oriented, multi-tasking and can self-manage.
The role will require a no-nonsense approach to assisting disadvantaged clients into work. You will motivate, upskill and empower people for the workforce. Your dynamic sales & business development skills with employers, will create opportunities for your clients to secure sustainable employment.

No Employment Services experience is necessary.
About the role....
  • Develop strong ongoing relationships with local employers through cold calling, telephone canvassing, marketing, relationship building and general sales concepts
  • Gain a strong understanding of the local labour market and employer needs and use this to create employment opportunities for the caseload
  • Achieve successful outcomes and ongoing employment placements by providing support to employers & participants after the commencement of employment
  • Use strength based, tailored caseload management skills to support and motivate participants to obtain employment or successfully up skill
  • Assist participants to prepare for work by creating resumes, assisting with applications and mock interviews, working on strengths and overcoming barriers in appointments and group settings
  • Meet and exceed placement and outcome targets whilst maintaining a high level of compliance
  • Complete administrative tasks and follow up within required time-frames (case notes, evidence collection, data entry)
  • Provide a high quality of customer service
About you.....

To be successful in this exciting and rewarding role you will have the following:
  • Demonstrated sales, marketing and business development experience and the ability to succeed in a target driven environment
  • The experience to proactively seek out and cultivate opportunities to place clients into work;
  • Confident negotiation skills & the ability to overcome objections;
  • Meet challenges with resiliency;
  • Knowing what results are most important and focusing your energy on achieving them.
  • The ability to persuade jobseekers to participate in their mutual obligations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills which can be used to communicate with and motivate job seekers
  • Strong administration and computer skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated experience as an enthusiastic team player
  • Well-developed organisational skills and the ability prioritise competing demands
  • A current NSW Drivers' Licence.

Benefits and Culture
  • VERTO offers a rewarding role with career path opportunities and promotes a supportive team and work environment.
  • We are committed to work/life balance and professional development opportunities along with providing excellent employee benefits.
  • VERTO offers an attractive remuneration package (including base salary, superannuation and access to generous salary packaging) plus 5 weeks annual leave.
About VERTO 

VERTO is a successful not-for-profit organisation located in 40 sites across NSW. Over more than 30 years we have grown to provide a variety of services and community programs to clients and employers in the sectors of employment; disabilities; apprenticeships; tenancy; RTO training (short courses and qualifications) and Aboriginal services.(more information available on VERTO's website www.verto.org.au)

How to Apply

To apply please click on 'Apply for this job'.  Your application should consist of a tailored resume to suit this role including contact details for two work referees.

VERTO is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from culturally diverse backgrounds including Indigenous Australians.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a Working with Children Check and National Police check clearance. All VERTO staff are responsible for the safety and well-being of children and young people who engage with VERTO.

Need more information

Contact Human Resources on 0408-278-754 or hr@verto.org.au for a confidential discussion.

Closing date: 9am Monday 26th April 2021
(Screening interviews may commence before the closing date)